Abbott W. White, 96, most recently of Pond Ridge at Ashlar Village Wallingford, died on April 18, 2021. He was the widower of Elizabeth Hatch White. Abbott was born in Beverly, MA, to the late Edmund White and Gladys Cogswell White.
Abbott graduated from Bloomfield High School. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force from 1943 to 1946. In 1949, Abbott graduated from Teachers College of Connecticut, and taught at New London High School (1951-1957), and West Rocks Junior High School in Norwalk until his retirement (1957-1984).
Abbott is survived by his daughters, Margaret Phillips (Abe), Janice White, and Joan Tangney, and his son, David White (Kathleen), 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. The family wishes to extend its gratitude to Yao Agbodan for providing devoted care and companionship to Abbott for the past few years.
His funeral service will be private, through Magner Funeral Home, Norwalk. Interment will be at Willowbrook Cemetery, Westport.
Donations may be made in Abbott's memory to a charity of one's choice.